Great Moments In Outsider Pop

In no particular order, some of our favourite Outsider Pop moments from the annals of music history.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No.1 – The Sensational Alex Harvey Band covering Jacques Brel’s “Next”/”Au Suivant”

Great Moments In Outsider Pop No. 2 – Jona Lewie is Always in the Kitchen at Parties

Great Moments In Outsider Pop No. 3 – Stan Ridgway has a top five hit.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No.4 – The Normals release pioneering electronic song inspired by car crash fetishism

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 5 – Zager & Evans’ unusual choice of subject matter for the follow-up to “In the Year 2525″

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 6 – Karel Fialka seems hellbent on giving his kid nightmares

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 7. – Falco’s frankly amazing video to Wiener Blut

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 8 – Jake Thackray sets out his last will and testament

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 9 – Sheffield: Sex City

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 10 – Tom Robinson is one of the first musicians to be Glad to be Gay

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 11 – Adam Lambert causes a scene at the American Music Awards

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 12 – Ian Dury reacts to the International Year of the Disabled

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 13 – The Divine Comedy endure a Long and Sleepless Night

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 14 – Why it’s utterly ridiculous Babybird is only remembered for You’re Gorgeous

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 15 – This Town Ain’t Big Enough for the Both of Us

Great Moments In Outsider Pop No. 16 – The brilliant yet impractical pairing of McAlmont and Butler record “Yes”

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No.17 – Jonathan Richman dances in the Lesbian Bar live on TV

Great Moments In Outsider Pop No. 18 – A Tenement, A Dirty Street…

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 19 – John Otway combines the twin childhood fantasies of being a rockstar and impersonating a train live on TV

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 20 – Mansun Can Only Disappoint U

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 21 – Holly Johnson rides the Love Train

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 22 – PJ Harvey writes the perfect garage pop song

Great Moments In Outsider Pop. No. 23 – Luke Haines tries to write a mainstream pop hit.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 24 – The Beautiful South disguise complete cynicism as the perfect love song.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No.25 – Freddie Mercury learns his passion at the good old-fashioned school of lover boys.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 26 – The Amorous Humphrey Plugg

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 27 – The Pogues at their most romantic

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No.28 – Andrew Bird turns up on Kids’ TV

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 29 – Stuart Murdoch does the angry & emotional break-up song live on TV with his ex-girlfriend still in the band.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 30 – “She’s made you some kind of laughing stock because you dance to disco and you don’t like rock…”

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 31 – John Cooper Clarke’s Urban Dystopia

Great Moments In Outsider Pop No. 32 – Amanda Palmer considers her place in the music world…

Great Moments In Outsider Pop No. 33 – Jeff Lewis considers his place in the music world…

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 34 – Wild Beasts reference Roedean, Shipley, Hounslow and Whitby on an epic pop masterpiece.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 35 – I Could Be An Angle

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 36 – High on Diesel and gasoline, psycho for drum machine…”

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 37 – Leonard Cohen delivers a staggeringly brilliant rendition of a Thousand Kisses Deep

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 38 – Elliott Smith is invited to perform at the Oscars

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 39 – Frontier Psychiatrist

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 40- Only Losers Take the Bus

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 41 – Bobby Conn’s not entirely safe for work video to Angels

Great Moments In Outsider Pop No. 42 – Paris Sous La Neige

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No.43 – Kirsty MacColl covers Billy Bragg’s “A New England”; takes it into the top ten.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 44 – Momus puts most of his Creation Records output up for free download

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 45 – “‘cos your friends don’t dance and, if they don’t dance, well they’re no friends of mine.”

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 46 – Eugene McGuinness is tumbling down the rabbit hole.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 47 – “she said They Call Me Jospehine”

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 48 – Billy Bragg appears on Top of the Pops as that week’s number one…

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 49 – “He went down on Madonna too soon..”

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 50 – “I’m Dead”

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 51 – E’s Touching Gesture

Great Moments in Ousider Pop No. 52 – Paula Cole writes pop song and kick off debate on feminism

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 53 – Hefner & the art of music video simplicity

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 54 Lush & Jarvis Cocker on the mature way to deal with the end of a relationship

Great Moments in (festive) Outsider pop No. 55 – It’s Cliched to be Cynical at Christmas

Great Moments in (festive) Outsider Pop No. 56 – Getting Your Santa Suit on

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No.57 – Tim Ten Yen gives away a free song with every full moon.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 58 – Belle & Sebastian release their best single in aeons.

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 59 – Absolutely sublime New Zealand twee indie pop from Sub Pop

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 60 – Now It’s On

Great Moments in Outsider Pop No. 61 – “The Sexual Loneliness of Jesus Christ”

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